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NCAA Basketball Odds Betting Line Favors Miami Hurricanes Over Wake Forest Demon Deacons

A key college basketball betting odds battle sees the away Wake Forest Demon Deacons taking on the Miami Hurricanes Saturday.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Bettors looking to go with the Miami Hurricanes in this one found them listed as -15-point favorites earlier on the NCAA basketball betting odds menu at Bovada. Check for line moves and odds updates as money coming in on the Demon Deacons was expected to move the line.

Wake Forest Demon Deacons vs Miami Hurricanes Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Miami Hurricanes sport a record of 14-3 and 10-6 ATS heading into this betting matchup, while the Wake Forest Demon Deacons have 10-8 and 6-10-1 ATS marks on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 9-7 for the Miami Hurricanes and 8-9 for the Wake Forest Demon Deacons.

According to new college basketball power rankings here at Odds Shark, it's the No. 14-ranked Miami Hurricanes and the No. 212-rated Wake Forest Demon Deacons in this matchup.

Statistical Matchup

Scoring and defensive stats point to some betting edges in this matchup. The game features Miami's No. 50-ranked scoring average of 79.35 PPG, against a Wake Forest Demon Deacons defense rated No. 235 and allowing 79.22 PPG. The Miami Hurricanes FG% has averaged 48.58% to date this season, more than the Wake Forest Demon Deacons shooters have managed so far (44.08% per game).

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Wake Forest got 18 points from Bryant Crawford but lost anyway, 83-68, to North Carolina on Wednesday at Dean Smith Center.

The Hurricanes grabbed a 67-53 win over the Eagles on Wednesday, behind a 19-point effort from Sheldon McClellan at Conte Forum.

Betting Trends
  • Wake Forest is 1-3-1 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Wake Forest is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
  • Wake Forest is 6-2 ATS in its last 8 games on the road
  • Wake Forest is 7-18 SU in its last 25 games on the road
  • Miami is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Miami is 14-3 SU in its last 17 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Miami's last 6 games
  • Miami is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Wake Forest home to Virginia, Tuesday, January 26th
Miami at Duke, Monday, January 25th

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